Alain-fournier

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Birthday
3, 1886
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 22, 1914 (27)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
3, 1886
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 22, 1914 (27)

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Born Henri-Alban Fournier and better known by his pen name of Alain-Fournier, this 20th-century French writer is best remembered for his classic 1913 novel Le Grand Meaulnes.

Before Fame

While serving in the French military during the early 1900s, he wrote and published several short stories, poems, and essays.

Trivia

He worked as both a literary critic for the Paris-Journal and an assistant to French politician Casimir Perrier.

Family Life

He and his sister Isabelle grew up in La Chapelle-d'Angillon and Paris, France.

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His famous novel was adapted into a 2006 film starring Jean-Baptiste Maunier.

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